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Railway Lines
Outside of Norfolk

Welcome to www.Norfolksdisusedrailways.com web page for all railway lines outside of Norfolk.

 

Cross Keys Bridge

Here we see the Cross Keys swing bridge on the now A17 Just before Sutton Bridge just past the Norfolk Lincolnshire border.

This swing bridge was used for the Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway on the Sutton Bridge South Lynn part of the line.

 

Cross keys bridge was built in 1897 and cost £80-000

During the railway days, one lane was used for railway traffic and the other for road use until the M&Gn closed and was converted to two lanes for road use.

These pictures were taken in April 2021

More information on the M&Gnr can be found on the 

South Lynn Fakenham M&gn page

Click here for the M&GN page.

Cross Keys bridge
Cross Keys bridge

Looking towards Sutton Bridge, the left-hand lane used to be the old railway line, as seen in the following two pictures.

Cross Keys bridge
Cross Keys bridge

Cross keys construction plaque as seen in 2021

Cross Keys bridge

Underneath the cross keys bridge.

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Cross Keys bridge underneath

Cross keys bridge during the railway days

Thanks to the Facebook Lincolnshire Railways page for this picture.

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Reproduced with permission from the National Library of Scotland. 

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Walpole station
M&gnjr
Memorial garden

Walpole station memorial

Walpole station was part of the M&gnr between Sutton Bridge and South Lynn and opened in

1882 to 1959

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walpole memorial

The Wisbech to Upwell Tramway memorial

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Wisbech to March Bramley line

Wisbech to march part of the now disused Bramley Line that closed to passengers in 1968

The line once ran from Watlington | Magdalen Road to March via Wisbech and closed to passengers in 1968 and was in use as freight until 2000 between Wisbech goods yard and the march main line by Whitemoor yard.

This part of the line outside Norfolk is no longer in use but remains still down and, maybe one day will be reopened as a no frills passenger service between a new station site at Wisbech and March.

There is a large page dedicated to the line between Watlington | Magdalen Road and March via Wisbech on this website please click the link below

Magdalen road to March page

red moor lane crossing
red moor lane crossing
red moor lane crossing track
RED MOORE LANE CROSSING LIGHT

MARCH STATION'S DISUSED PLATFORM

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Whitemoor Junction at March where the Bramley Line used to run into march close to Whitemoor freight yard.

This line is still in use for freight traffic into the still in use Whitemoor yard.

The line to the right is the old Bramley Line and even though its still connected to the Network rail main line it remains out of use and locked off from the main line.

Whitemoor junction

Thanks to the national library of Scotland for the maps of Whitemoor Junction used below.

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March railway station

Here we see March station with the disused Wisbech/Spalding platform still remaining 

 

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march railway station
march railway station
 

Rings end viaduct
March to spalding line

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rings end viaduct
rings end viaduct